The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 97 109 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 21 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.60% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.72% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 26
Median daily rate £363 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -13.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £49.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.37% +22.22%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1846 2211 1879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.09% 82.41% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1223 1062
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 43 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Testing in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 7 £463 +2.77% 3
Shropshire +36 5 £475 - 1
Warwickshire 0 4 £340 - 1
Coventry -2 4 £303 -32.77% 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Unit Testing
3 13 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (25.58%) HTML
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.93%) CSS
7 8 (18.60%) SQL
7 8 (18.60%) XML
7 8 (18.60%) SDLC
7 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
7 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Kanban
8 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
8 7 (16.28%) Open Source
8 7 (16.28%) HTML5
8 7 (16.28%) SOAP
8 7 (16.28%) SAP
8 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) QA
9 6 (13.95%) JSON
9 6 (13.95%) Selenium
9 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
9 6 (13.95%) Data Management
9 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.30%) MS Access
4 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.65%) QlikView
7 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
3 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.30%) JMeter
3 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.98%) Capybara
4 3 (6.98%) git-flow
4 3 (6.98%) gulp
4 3 (6.98%) JHipster
4 3 (6.98%) JUnit
4 3 (6.98%) Protractor
4 3 (6.98%) RSpec
4 3 (6.98%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.33%) MorphX
6 1 (2.33%) NuGet
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (6.98%) Automotive
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.98%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.65%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
3 8 (18.60%) XML
4 7 (16.28%) HTML5
4 7 (16.28%) SOAP
5 6 (13.95%) JSON
6 5 (11.63%) REST
7 4 (9.30%) CSS3
7 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.30%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) Node.js
7 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (9.30%) Web Services
8 3 (6.98%) Angular 2
8 3 (6.98%) Dropwizard
8 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (6.98%) Sass
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Unit Testing
3 13 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (27.91%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (18.60%) SDLC
5 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.28%) Kanban
6 7 (16.28%) Open Source
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.95%) Data Management
7 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.63%) CRM
8 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.63%) Master Data Management
8 5 (11.63%) OO
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) Scala
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.28%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) HP
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Kronos
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £276 per day
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